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 Decade: 1940-1949
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An Analysis of Scientific Learning in Growing Silkworms

An Analysis of Scientific Learning in Growing Silkworms

Date: 1947
Creator: Roberts, Odessa Hensley
Description: The purpose of this study is to give the results of a science experiment in an elementary grade in raising silkworms. The purpose of the experiment was not to learn the laws and principles of science, but to determine whether the life cycle of the silkworm would create a greater interest in the field of science.
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An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

Date: 1942
Creator: Wheeler, Ferrel
Description: For this study, an analysis will be made of six of Edith Wharton's heroines: Lily Bart, the luxury-loving, aristocratic heroine of The House of Mirth, who was destroyed by her own class; Ellen Olenska, who neither lost nor sought an established place in New York society, since it belonged to her, and she stayed there by the sacrifice of instinct and happiness; Anna Leath, a typical product of puritan New York, who suffered from having learned so thoroughly the rules of her generation; Halo Tarrant, who took love into her own hands and defied society but felt the strength of the social convention which shuts out the woman who does not play the game according to the rules; Undine Spragg, the social adventurer, who represents ambition, which Mrs. Wharton had come to recognize as the dominant characteristic of the new woman of America; and Sophy Viner, an American girl who, yielding to temptation, is plunged into insecurity because she comes into contact with Anna Leath and the rules of her world.
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An Analysis of some Possible Organizations for the Schools of Wise County, Texas

An Analysis of some Possible Organizations for the Schools of Wise County, Texas

Date: 1946
Creator: George, Cecil Bennett
Description: This problem is to determine what form of organization has most advantages for the schools of Wise County, Texas.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

Date: August 1949
Creator: Anderson, Douglas Stevens
Description: "The problem of this thesis is to determine through survey and comparative study the effect of the activity program of Denton's El Centro, the youth center, on the youth of the City of Denton...methods of operation and internal organization of youth centers, the purpose of the centers and the results of some of the activities are outlined. Members of the Denton youth center were interviewed; the information gained from the interviews was recorded on prepared questionnaires. Various types of activities at Denton's youth center are discussed. The study also attempts to reveal by means of tables those activities which are more important to the male youth of Denton. A discussion of the treatment of the youth problem is given with conclusions based upon the principles and practices set forth in the foregoing chapters."-- leaf 2.
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An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy

An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy

Date: 1941
Creator: Maxwell, Maude Napier
Description: The purpose of this study is four-fold: (1) to present through an analysis of life needs the nature and source of a curriculum best adapted to democracy; (2) to present fairly some of the reasons why a curriculum must be founded on democracy if democracy survives the dangerous forces that threaten to obliterate its very existence; (3) to make an unprejudiced analysis of the regular situation now existing in Oklahoma schools at the present time to find whether her schools are meeting this challenge to democracy; and (4) to offer from the comparison of the summaries of these data recommendations whereby all schools may have a curriculum "rooted in the life of its people"--a program that contributes to democracy and permanent national defense.
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An Analysis of the Course of Study for Instrumental Music Courses in the High Schools of Texas

An Analysis of the Course of Study for Instrumental Music Courses in the High Schools of Texas

Date: June 1941
Creator: Howard, William Harmon
Description: The purpose of this survey was to analyze the course of study in instrumental music prescribed by the Texas State Department for the high schools of the state and to determine whether or not a coordinated and well-rounded program of education in instrumental music is being offered in the schools of Texas. It was hoped, furthermore, that, by comparing this program with others elsewhere, this analysis might show whether or not Texas is following any general trend in instrumental music education.
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An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

Date: August 1940
Creator: Evans, Ralph L.
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to determine the type of appeal, the size and cost, the plan of insertions, and the extent superlatives are used in The Dallas Morning News used car advertisements of twenty automobile dealers during the month of April. Fourteen advertising appeals were used by the twenty automobile dealers advertising in The Dallas Morning News in the month of April. The fourteen appeals used were: efficiency, friendliness, style, curiosity, safety, convenience-comfort, economy reliability-reputation, durability-dependability, social distinction, fear-caution, ambition, pleasure, and family affection. The economy was the one most used appeal by the dealer. As shown in Table 12, the number of advertising appeals used corresponds or exceeds very little the total number of advertising insertions. Excepting one case, the dealers place the largest advertisements in the Sunday paper. The general procedure was that of placing large advertisements in the Sunday paper and smaller ones throughout the week. The total cost for the twenty automobile dealers was $6,452.08. The total advertising cost per dealer ranged from $38.20 to $1613.81. Only nine of the twenty dealers used superlatives in advertising during the month of April. The nine dealers used nine different superlatives for a total of 281 ...
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Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Date: 1940
Creator: Bentley, Jack C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

Date: 1949
Creator: Hollis, David Pierre, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

Date: 1949
Creator: Brenholtz, Gerald S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to find the function of handicrafts in life adjustment education. It should also help in determining sound methods of organizing and teaching handicrafts.
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An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College

An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College

Date: 1943
Creator: Taylor, Myrtie Wooldridge
Description: The intent and purposes of this study are (1) to discover the extent of the guidance needs and problems which confront the women students in North Texas State Teachers College and the extent to which the students are adjusting and developing into normal and socially effective individuals; (2) to interpret the data collected from the individual questionnaires in order that plans for a more adequate and effective guidance program may be made, and to offer a functional basis for individual and group guidance; and (3) to measure their present needs and problems in relation to personal and social adjustments as individuals and as groups.
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An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Boggs, Durward
Description: This study is for the purpose of making a critical analysis of the health program of the white elementary public schools of Cleburne, Texas with implications for other other cities of corresponding size. This analysis is to evaluate the effectiveness of such a health program in light of certain evaluative criteria. It is intended to call attention to the existing facilities for adequate health instruction, the need, if any, for more and better facilities and the need for teacher training in this field.
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An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Piester, Kathleen
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies.
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Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Webb, Escoe Lamar
Description: The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Moral Content of Children's Literature from 1600 to 1940

An Analysis of the Moral Content of Children's Literature from 1600 to 1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Boyd, Grace
Description: It is the purpose of the present investigation to make an examination of the moral content of literature taught in the schools from 1600 to 1800, from 1800 to 1900, and from 1900 to 1940, and to draw conclusions as to the values of such literature. In the literature examined in this study, both the moral content and the methods used in presentation will be considered.
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An Analysis of the Musical Tastes of the Primary Children in Ten Schools Within a Radius of Fifty Miles of Bellevue, Texas

An Analysis of the Musical Tastes of the Primary Children in Ten Schools Within a Radius of Fifty Miles of Bellevue, Texas

Date: August 1941
Creator: Lincoln, Virginia, 1917-
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the musical tastes of the primary children in ten schools within a radius of fifty miles of Bellevue, Texas.
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An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

Date: 1942
Creator: Bradley, Grace
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the objectives and methods for teaching reading in the elementary grades as they appeared in the latest available courses of study in certain states for the purpose of determining their uniformity or lack of uniformity. An effort was made to compile data on teaching reading in order to determine certain modern trends as supplementary material for the writer's teaching aids.
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An Analysis of the Operation of Title I of the Federal Housing Administration Act

An Analysis of the Operation of Title I of the Federal Housing Administration Act

Date: 1947
Creator: Granstaff, Shelie Monroe
Description: The writer proposes in this study to set forth, in brief, the functions of lending institutions in financing home building and home improvements under the plan of loans offered by the Federal Housing Administration.
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An Analysis of the Philosophy and Trends of the High School Commercial Curriculum

An Analysis of the Philosophy and Trends of the High School Commercial Curriculum

Date: 1948
Creator: Burden, Aline Smith
Description: This study is designed to set forth the philosophy and indicate trends in the teaching of commercial education in the high schools of the United States.
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An Analysis of the Possible Need of an Aircraft Training Program in Fort Worth Vocational Education Program

An Analysis of the Possible Need of an Aircraft Training Program in Fort Worth Vocational Education Program

Date: 1947
Creator: Brooks, William A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the extent of the airplane industry in the immediate area of Fort Worth, Texas, to determine the need, if any, of adding a course in Airplane Industry to the curriculum of the Technical High School of Fort Worth, Texas.
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An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas

An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Graham, Lyman M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the condition of the power woodworking equipment used for instructional purposes in the high schools of Texas, the amount of money needed to repair and maintain the equipment now in use, the various policies followed by the schools in regard to the purchasing and maintenance of this equipment, the makes of machinery most frequently found, the average age of the equipment, and the makes and types of woodworking machines preferred by the instructors for instructional purposes.
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An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

Date: 1949
Creator: Baker, Garth Elmo
Description: The purpose of this study has three aspects. These are, (1) to determine what constitutes sound public-relations practices as recommended by recognized authorities in this field; (2) to determine the extent to which certain public-relations practices are employed by one hundred Texas public school systems; and (3) to determine whether the public-relations programs of one hundred Texas public-school systems meet the requirements of a sound public-relations program.
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The Analysis of the Reasons for and the Lack of Attendance at the Parent-Teacher Association of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

The Analysis of the Reasons for and the Lack of Attendance at the Parent-Teacher Association of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Lowe, Mary Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this study is to analyze the reasons for attendance and lack of attendance at Parent-Teacher Association meetings of sixty selected parents of the Parent-Teacher Association in the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas.
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